Definition of Camelopard

1. Noun. Tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa.

Exact synonyms: Giraffa Camelopardalis, Giraffe
Generic synonyms: Ruminant
Group relationships: Genus Giraffa, Giraffa
Specialized synonyms: Okapi, Okapia Johnstoni



Definition of Camelopard

1. n. An African ruminant; the giraffe. See Giraffe.

Definition of Camelopard

1. Noun. A giraffe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Camelopard

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Camelopard

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camelias
camelid
camelids
camelina
cameline
camelines
camelish
camellia
camellias
camellike
cameloid
cameloid anaemia
cameloid cell
cameloids
camelopard (current term)
camelopards
camelots
camelpox
camelpox virus
camelries
camelry
camels
camelshair
cameltoes
camemberts
cameo
cameo lighting
cameoed

Literary usage of Camelopard

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1. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1827)
"camelopard.—Hitherto natural historians have committed the same error with respect to the camelopard, that they have committed with respect to the ..."

2. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Sir David Brewster (1827)
"Some authors have proved the mildness and docility of the camelopard, while others represent it as incapable of being tamed. This difference is ascribed by ..."

3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"camelopard ; see Camel. Camera. (LL camera, a chamber ; hence camera obscura, a dark chamber, box for photography ; see Chamber. Camlet, a stuff. (F. —Arab. ..."

4. The Life and Adventures of Nathaniel Pearce: Written by Himself, During a by Nathaniel Pearce (1831)
"No. III. THE camelopard, MONKEYS, &c. The camelopard is a native of the northern and north-western boundaries of Abyssinia. ..."

5. Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa: With by Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming (1874)
"... upon the Cattle Furniture— The camelopard — Description of its Habits — Booby, a Bechuana Kraal—Gun Medicine—Disastrous Finale to an Incantation—Native ..."

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